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Page 625 - Why stand ye still ye virgins in amaze, Upon her so to gaze, Whiles ye forget your former lay to sing, To which the woods did answer, and your Eccho ring?
Page 625 - Her modest eyes, abashed to behold So many gazers as on her do stare, Upon the lowly ground affixed are; Ne dare lift up her countenance too bold, But blush to heare her prayses sung so loud, So farre from being proud.
Page 247 - How oft do they with golden pinions cleave The flitting skies like flying pursuivant, Against foul fiends to aid us militant! They for us fight, they watch and duly ward, And their bright squadrons round about us plant; And all for love, and nothing for reward: O why should Heavenly God to men have such regard ? LONDON: APPROVED SCHOOL BOOKS.
Page 141 - The lyon would not leave her desolate, But with her went along, as a strong gard Of her chast person, and a faythfull mate Of her sad troubles and misfortunes hard: Still, when she slept, he kept both watch and ward, And when she wakt, he wayted diligent, With humble service to her will prepard: From her fayre eyes he tooke commaudement, And ever by her lookes conceived her intent.
Page 127 - A lovely Ladie rode him faire beside, Upon a lowly Asse more white then snow, Yet she much whiter ; but the same did hide Under a vele, that wimpled...
Page 131 - For that olde man of pleasing wordes had store, And well could file his tongue as smooth as glas : He told of saintes and popes, and evermore He strowd an Ave-Mary after and before.
Page 87 - To feed on hope, to pine with feare and sorrow; To have thy Princes grace, yet want her Peeres; To have thy asking, yet waite manie yeeres; To fret thy soule with crosses and with cares; To eate thy heart through comfortlesse dispaires; To fawne, to crowche, to waite, to ride, to ronne, To spend, to give, to want, to be undonne.
Page 247 - And is there care in Heaven ? and is there love In heavenly spirits to these creatures base, That may compassion of their evils move ? There is...
Page 169 - Enchaunters call ; But all that was not such as seemd in sight Before that shield did fade, and suddeine fall : And when him list the raskall routes appall, Men into stones therewith he could transmew, And stones to dust, and dust to nought at all ; And, when him list the prouder lookes subdew, He would them gazing blind, or turne to other hew.
Page 319 - There in a gloomy hollow glen she found A little cottage, built of stickes and reedes In homely wize, and ,wald with sods around ; In which a Witch did dwell, in loathly weedes And wilfull want, all carelesse of her needes ; So choosing solitarie to abide Far from all neighbours, that her divelish deedes And hellish arts 'from people she might hide, And hurt far off unknowne whomever she envide.

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